Connie Blumenthal

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Designers on the Rise

By: Kaitlin Andreas

Support local Seattle students! March 8th The Art Institute of Seattle is holding their annual “Rite of Spring” fashion show at Seattle’s Showbox SODO.

New talent, novel designs, and Neiman Marcus! The Art Institute of Seattle’s annual fashion show, “Rite of Spring” is happening soon! This promising event offers fresh fashion and fresh faces that you won’t soon forget.

The event will be March 8th, at 5:00pm and 8:00pm at the Showbox SODO. 1700 1st Avenue South  Seattle, WA 98134  

Along with Executive Producer, Joan Kelly, founder of Fashion First and fashion instructor at the Art Institute, a number of the school’s top marketing students have been working tirelessly since September 2011 to create an unforgettable performance.  Come see what The Art Institute’s rising fashion designers have to offer! These imaginative men and women have designed collections that you will want to wear right out of the theater. With seven different categories and inspirations ranging from celebrities to architecture the creativity level is off the charts. You don’t want to miss this!

The “Rite of Spring” fashion show is being sponsored by several companies including Neiman Marcus, Vitamin Water, Adobe, TOMS shoes, Seattle Symphony, Team Photogenic, DList Magazine, Swink Style Bar and more!  For those of you with demanding schedules there will be two different shows: the first starting at 5:00pm and the second at 8:00pm. Well-known fashion names throughout Seattle will be present to judge designs during the 5pm show and the winner will be announced during the second presentation.

Need to purchase tickets? Prices range from $20 standing room to $40 reserved seating. Spring into action (pun intended!) and make your purchase now at Because we don't want anyone to miss the show, tickets will also be sold at the door for all of those last minute decision-makers.  To find out more and view pictures of last year’s fashion event visit the website at!

Coming Soon: Check back for Team Photogenic's Video coverage from the sneak preview Spring Trend Event held at Neiman Marcus! 

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